Instrumentation, Automation & Robotics (IAR) Engineer

ExxonMobil - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


The ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC) in Spring, Texas is seeking an Instrumentation, Automation, & Robotics (IAR) research engineer with a focus on the development of technologies in industrial instrumentation, automation and robotics. The incumbent will be responsible for staying abreast of current market innovations and seeking potential applications to the oil and gas business. The role will leverage the relationship with industry partners and search for opportunities to add value between upstream companies.

The position requires the incumbent to:
Review, investigate and understand current market trends and available products in the area of instrumentation, automation and robotics
Create, develop and implement field applications with innovative solutions
Job Role Responsibilities

Perform state-of-the-art research in robotics, instrumentation, and control systems
Develop, adopt, adapt and deploy new robotic and automation systems with minimum supervision
Execute and manage projects and field research programs through team collaborations
Communicate and present research internally and externally
Provide technical support to production units
Develop vision statement and drive upstream IAR technology development
Qualifications and Experience



A post-graduate degree in Robotics, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Minimum 5 years industry experience
Experience with unmanned vehicles (aerial, ground, water), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Distributed Control Systems (DCSs), instrumentation, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) preferred
Experience in coordinating and managing industrial projects preferred, but not required
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of technical and non-technical individuals in a diverse community

United States : Houston, Texas

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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